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Get Now Date Time

Hello 

 

 

I need help to set date and time when i run the flow it give always +2 hours for example if its 1 pm so it gives me 3 am 

any help???

 

 

Thanks

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Re: Get Now Date Time

Hi @Anonymous,

 

You can start with the following function. In this function, you add 2 hours to the utcNow(). Just remember the utcNow() date and time will vary based on your time zone.

addHours(utcNow(), +2)




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Community Support Team
Community Support Team

Re: Get Now Date Time

Hi @Anonymous,

 

The UTCNow() function currently could only return the time in UTC time zone, and Microsoft Flow as an Online service, currently could only work with time in UTC time zone.

If you would like it to display in local time zone, then please take use of the Addhours funciton to deal with the time lag.

For example, if your time zone is PST, then to display the time correctly, you would need to take use of expression as below for the UTCNow():

AddHours(UTCNow(),-8)

For how to take use of expression, check the blog below:

Use expressions in flow actions

Please refer to the Working with dates part.

Regards,

Michael

Community Support Team _ Michael Shao
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Super User
Super User

Re: Get Now Date Time

Hi @Anonymous,

 

You can start with the following function. In this function, you add 2 hours to the utcNow(). Just remember the utcNow() date and time will vary based on your time zone.

addHours(utcNow(), +2)




Did I answer your question? Mark my post as a solution!

Proud to be a Flownaut!


Community Support Team
Community Support Team

Re: Get Now Date Time

Hi @Anonymous,

 

The UTCNow() function currently could only return the time in UTC time zone, and Microsoft Flow as an Online service, currently could only work with time in UTC time zone.

If you would like it to display in local time zone, then please take use of the Addhours funciton to deal with the time lag.

For example, if your time zone is PST, then to display the time correctly, you would need to take use of expression as below for the UTCNow():

AddHours(UTCNow(),-8)

For how to take use of expression, check the blog below:

Use expressions in flow actions

Please refer to the Working with dates part.

Regards,

Michael

Community Support Team _ Michael Shao
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.
Anonymous
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Re: Get Now Date Time

hello @faustocapellanj

 

 

Thank you for the reply i was using only utcnow() and in beirut its utc + 2 hours so now i used 

addHours(utcNow(),-14) so your proposed solution worked properly .

 

 

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Regards

Anonymous
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Re: Get Now Date Time

hello @v-micsh-msft

 

 

Thank you for the reply i was using only utcnow() and in beirut its utc + 2 hours so now i used 

addHours(utcNow(),-14) so your proposed solution worked properly thank you.

 

 

2134657687.png

 

 

Regards

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